Type of anemia characterized by defective red blood cell production, the presence of mega-loblasts in the bone marrow, and deterioration of nerve tissue in the spinal cord. Caused by deficient B12 in the diet, treatment includes administration of vitamin B12, folic acid and iron.
MedlinePlus: Pernicious Anemia
Looks at the condition, its causes, incidence and risk factors.
NHS Choices: Vitamin B12 or Folate Deficiency Anaemia
Provides information on pernicious anaemia including details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications.
Pernicious Anaemia Society
A charitable organisation based in the UK supporting people with pernicious anaemia world-wide, providing a supporting forum
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